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Avoiding ‘Manels’

Natalie Hanson , June 20th, 2019


At ZS, our firm-wide Inclusion and Diversity initiative is picking up steam, and it’s generating a lot of interesting and thought-provoking discussion about how we can continue to…


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An Uneasy Truce

Natalie Hanson , November 19th, 2018


Over the past few decades, much has been written about the ways in which project teams bring technologies to market. In this context, social scientists typically partner with…


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Collaboration by Design

Natalie Hanson , November 13th, 2018


In the opening keynote for UX Camp Chicago, I spoke integration and amplification. How do we deepen our focus on interdisciplinary collaboration, in order to deliver better experiences…


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An Anthropologist in Silicon Valley

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018


Reflections on a career tackling some of the critical workplace challenges of our time.  I could not have imagined when I entered the PhD program in anthropology at…


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Navigating Silicon Valley’s Contradictions

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018


Silicon Valley’s workers must maneuver their way through this place of diversity and discrimination, capitalist aims, and countercultural aspirations. You can spot the extremes on the street in…


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Women’s Career Pathways in Academia: From Leaky Pipeline to Rube Goldberg Machine

Jennifer Long , February 12th, 2018


In 2016, Aileen Fyfe, Ineke De Moortel and Sharon Ashbrook of St. Andrew’s College in Scotland wrote Academic Women Now: experiences of mid-career academic women in Scotland. I…


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Women’s Career Pathways in Academia: From Leaky Pipeline to Rube Goldberg Machine

Jennifer Long , February 12th, 2018


In 2016, Aileen Fyfe, Ineke De Moortel and Sharon Ashbrook of St. Andrew’s College in Scotland wrote Academic Women Now: experiences of mid-career academic women in Scotland. I…


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The Power of Sports to Change American Ideals

Aaron Miller , January 17th, 2018


  When the now former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem in a preseason game in the summer of 2016, he set…


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Collaboration between Academics and Industry: Canhoto and Quinton

Jennifer Long , December 4th, 2017


Are you an academic looking for ways to collaborate with industry stakeholders (or vice versa)? Check out a (relatively…) recent blog post on LSE Impact Blog detailing Ana…


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Collaboration between Academics and Industry: Canhoto and Quinton

Jennifer Long , December 4th, 2017


Are you an academic looking for ways to collaborate with industry stakeholders (or vice versa)? Check out a (relatively…) recent blog post on LSE Impact Blog detailing Ana…


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Innovative Like Me: Best Practices for Writing Unbiased Job Ads

Jennifer Long , September 18th, 2017


Below is a post @anthrolens blogger @JennLong3 wrote on LinkedIn. In this post, I write about diversity and bias in Canadian job ads. ————————————————————–…


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What do Cultural Anthropologists do? "Decode" Human Behaviour

Jennifer Long , August 28th, 2017


According to a recent article (August 3, 2017) in the Financial Post, Martin Birt discusses the work of Johanna Faigelman, CEO and founding partner of Human Branding. In answer…


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Anthropologists everywhere! Alternative Anthro Careers

anthro everywhere! , July 24th, 2017


There have been quite a few posts on this blog where we discuss not-so-run-of-the-mill jobs that anthropologists find themselves in (click on our label ‘what can anthro do?’,…


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Anthropology in a Tag Line

Jennifer Long , July 20th, 2017


Anthros…tell me if you’ve heard this one before: Question: Oh, you’re an Anthropologist? So, you dig up bones, right? Answer: Well, some anthropologists excavate bones and others work…


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The Packaging of Anthropological Knowledge and Its Merits According to Market Research Experts

Jennifer Long , June 29th, 2017


In a Harvard Business Review article To Get More Out of Social Media, Think Like an Anthropologist authors Susan Fournier, John Quelch, and Bob Rietveld (August 16, 2016) advocate…


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Academics and their Social Media Presence

Jennifer Long , June 22nd, 2017


Thao Nelson from Indiana University wrote an article for Maclean’s entitled Dear students, what you post can wreck your life. In this article, Nelson argues that students should think…


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2017: An Ethnographic Renaissance?

Jennifer Long , June 8th, 2017


I recently read an interview between Smithsonian’s Steven Beschloss and sociologist Matthew Desmond. This article detailed Desmond’s fieldwork in a trailer park and a rooming house in Milwaukee…


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#AltAc Anthropology Careers – The draw of experiential design firms

Jennifer Long , June 5th, 2017


Paul Heartly, a Toronto native and anthropologist, gave unique insight into his hiring PhDs for an ‘alternative’ career. In a 2015 interview for Alt-Ac Advisor, Heartly stated: it is interest…


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#AltAc Anthropology Careers – The draw of experiential design firms

Jennifer Long , June 5th, 2017


Paul Heartly, a Toronto native and anthropologist, gave unique insight into his hiring PhDs for an ‘alternative’ career. In a 2015 interview for Alt-Ac Advisor, Heartly stated: it is interest…


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Teaching Resource: Social Inequality and Teaching in the Academy

Rhiannon Mosher , May 25th, 2017


As anthropologists, we frequently teach about power dynamics and social inequality in our classrooms. Especially in the context of efforts to decolonize anthropology, many of us reflect on…


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Teaching Resource: Social Inequality and Teaching in the Academy

Rhiannon Mosher , May 25th, 2017


As anthropologists, we frequently teach about power dynamics and social inequality in our classrooms. Especially in the context of efforts to decolonize anthropology, many of us reflect on…


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Undergrad & MAs career paths

Rhiannon Mosher , May 22nd, 2017


If you’re familiar with anthro everywhere! you might know that we have a special page addressing where and how people are Applying an anthropological perspective outside of university. …


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Undergrad & MAs career paths

Rhiannon Mosher , May 22nd, 2017


If you’re familiar with anthro everywhere! you might know that we have a special page addressing where and how people are Applying an anthropological perspective outside of university. …


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Scholarly paths that lead beyond the university

Rhiannon Mosher , February 16th, 2017


I’ll admit, my love of cardigan sweaters was what first caught my attention and prompted me to read this article about professional development and careers beyond academia: Life After…


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